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Born and still based in Ohio, Stephanie Lorée writes fantasy fiction and is a freelance editor. Dozens of her short stories have been published in anthologies and zines, including some tie-in fiction for the Pathfinder RPG. She loves gaming, good sushi, and bad kung fu flicks. At Curious Fictions, Steph releases all of her previously published stories for free and shares special content like deleted scenes, early drafts, essays on writing, game-fiction & homemade adventures, bad poetry, and other weird musings with subscribers.
Published Mar 6, 2019 · 1,189 words (5 minutes) · 1 like · 2 views
Originally published at Penumbra magazine, a Tangent online recommended read of 2013, later reprinted in Niteblade Magazine and nominated for a Pushcart Prize. *TRIGGER WARNING* During the Battle of Okinawa and the following occupation, 76 cases of rape were reported. Historians estimate hundreds more went unreported. This is a story about one woman's survival through metamorphosis.
Published Jul 6, 2018 · 4,716 words (18 minutes) · 2 likes · 378 views
When your fate is drawn in blood and ink, only the wealthy can afford the best destinies. One tattoo artist must illuminate the future of his boss's daughter but sees his own dreams in her skin.